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Novita 7 Veljestä Nature: Lumi-knitted cardigan

The Lumi cardigan (Finnish for Snow) with openwork and cable knit is like a work of art. The warm cardigan is worked with Novita 7 Veljestä Nature yarn, which consists of 30% Tencel, a lyocell fibre. The cardigan is worked in parts and sewn together at the end. The eye-catching Lumi cardigan brings joy and light into the day!

Size(s)

XS(S/M)L(XL)2XL(3XL)

Yarn demand

Novita 7 Veljestä Nature (010) Off-White 900(950)1000(1100)1150(1200) g

Needles and other supplies

Needles: Novita circular needles (80 cm / 32” , 2 pcs: for the button bands) size 4.5 mm (US 7 / UK 7) or needle size necessary to fit gauge

Designer

Lea Petäjä

Finished dimensions

Finished measurements

Bust circumference: 94(102)108(116)128(140) cm / 37(40)42.5(45.5) 50(55)”

Total length: 88(90)92(94)96(98) cm / 34.7(35.5)36.2(37)37.8(38.5)”

Underarm length: 45(46)47(48)48(49) cm / 17.7(18)18.5(18.9)18.9(19.3)”

Stitch patterns: Ribbing and cable pattern: work acc to written instructions and chart. Reverse stockinette stitch worked flat: purl the RS rows and knit the WS rows. Fisherman’s Rib Stitch pattern: work acc to written instructions.

Gauge/Tension: 24 sts worked in cable pattern = 10 cm / 4”

Back

CO 136(144)152(160)176(188) sts using a circ. ndl and in the first WS row, work set-up row for ribbing acc to chart I, row 1, as follows: k2(2)2(2)2(4), work patt rep A 4(5)6(6)7(8) times [= 16(20)24(24)28(32) sts], work patt rep B (= 10 sts) once, work patt rep A 2(2)2(2)3(3)3 times [= 8(8)8(12)12(12) sts], work patt rep C once = 14 sts, work patt rep A 2(2)2(2)3(3) times [= 8(8)8(8)12(12) sts], work patt rep D once (= 20 sts), work patt rep A 2(2)2(2)3(3) times [= 8(8)8(8)12(12) sts], work patt rep E once = 14 sts, work patt rep A 2(2)2(2)3(3)3 times [= 8(8)8(12)12(12) sts], work patt rep B once (= 10 sts), work patt rep A 4(5)6(6)7(8) times [= 16(20)24(24)28(32) sts], k2(2)2(2)2(4).

Work the 2(2)2(2)2(4) sts at the beg and end of the row in st st, work ribbing acc to rows 2-5 of chart, then work cable pattern, repeating rows 6-21.

When work measures 6(7)8(6)7(7) cm / 2.4(2.8)3.2(2.4)2.8(2.8)”, dec 1 st at the beg and end of the row, work the dec’s after the first st and before the last st of the row. Rep these dec’s every 6(6)6(6,5)6,5(7,5) cm / 2.4(2.4)2.4(2.6)2.6(3)” another 9(9)9(9)9(8) times = 116(124)132(140)156(170) sts.

When work measures 67(68)69(70)72(73) cm / 26.4(26.8)27(27.6)28.4(28.7)”, BO 5(6)6(6)7(7) sts at the beg of the next 2 rows, for armhole shaping. Then dec 1 st at the beg and end of every 2nd row 3(4)4(4)5(5) times = 100(104)112(120)132(146) sts.

When armhole measures 18(19)20(21)21(22) cm / 7.1(7.5)7.9(8.3)8.3(8.7)”, BO for shoulder shaping at the beg of the next 4 rows, as follows: 8(9)9(10)11(13) sts, then at the beg of the next 4 rows, BO 9(9)10(11)12(14) sts.

BO the rem 32(32)36(36)40(40) sts for the neckline.

Right front

CO 66(70)74(78)86(92) sts using a circ. ndl and in the first WS row, work set-up row for ribbing acc to chart I, row 1, as follows: k2(2)2(2)2(4), work patt rep A 4(5)6(6)7(8) times [= 16(20)24(24)28(32) sts], work patt rep B (= 10 sts) once, work patt rep A 2(2)2(2)3(3)3 times [= 8(8)8(12)12(12) sts], work patt rep C once = 14 sts, work patt rep A 2(2)2(2)3(3) times [= 8(8)8(8)12(12) sts], work 8 sts of left side acc to patt rep D (in the chart, the right front edge is marked with a red arrow).

Continue working in est. pattern, working the 2(2)2(2)2(4) sts at the left side in st st. Work ribbing acc to rows 2-5 of chart, then work cable pattern, repeating rows 6-21. When work measures 6(7)8(6)7(7) cm / 2.4(2.8)3.2(2.4)2.8(2.8)”, dec 1 st at the end of the next RS row, work this decrease before the last st. Rep these dec’s every 6(6)6(6,5)6,5(7,5) cm / 2.4(2.4)2.4(2.6)2.6(3)” another 9(9)9(9)9(8) times = 56(60)64(68)76(83) sts.

When work measures 63(64)65(66)68(69) cm / 24.8(25.2)25.6(26)26.8(27.2)”, BO 1 st for neckline at the beg of the next RS row. Rep these dec’s at the beg of the RS row, every 1,5 cm / 0.6” another 13(13)15(15)17(17) times.

At the same time, when work measures 67(68)69(70)72(73) cm / 26.4(26.8)27(27.6)28.4(28.7)”, BO 5(6)6(6)7(7) sts at the beg of the next WS row, for armhole shaping. Then dec 1 st at the beg of the next 3(4)4(4)5(5) WS rows.

When armhole measures 18(19)20(21)21(22) cm / 7.1(7.5)7.9(8.3)8.3(8.7)”, BO of for shoulder shaping as follows: at the beg of the next 4 WS rows, BO 8(9)9(10)11(13) sts, then at the beg of the foll 4 WS rows, BO 9(9)10(11)12(14) sts.

Left front

CO 66(70)74(78)86(92) sts using a circ. ndl and in the first WS row, work set-up row for ribbing acc to chart I, row 1, beg at the st marked with the blue arrow, as follows: work the 8 sts of patt rep D once, work patt rep A 2(2)2(2)3(3) times [= 8(8)8(8)12(12) sts], work patt rep E once = 14 sts, work patt rep A 2(2)2(2)3(3)3 times [= 8(8)8(12)12(12) sts], work patt rep B once (= 10 sts), work patt rep A 4(5)6(6)7(8) times [= 16(20)24(24)28(32) sts] and k the last 2(2)2(2)2(4) sts.

Continue working in est. pattern, working the 2(2)2(2)2(4) sts at the right side in st st. Work ribbing acc to rows 2-5 of chart, then work cable pattern, repeating rows 6-21. When work measures 6(7)8(6)7(7) cm / 2.4(2.8)3.2(2.4)2.8(2.8)”, dec 1 st at the beg of the next RS row, work this decrease after the first st. Rep these dec’s every 6(6)6(6,5)6,5(7,5) cm / 2.4(2.4)2.4(2.6)2.6(3)” another 9(9)9(9)9(8) times = 56(60)64(68)76(83) sts.

When work measures 63(64)65(66)68(69) cm / 24.8(25.2)25.6(26)26.8(27.2)”, BO 1 st for neckline at the end of the next RS row. Rep these dec’s at the end of the RS row, every 1,5 cm / 0.6” another 13(13)15(15)17(17) times.

At the same time, when work measures 67(68)69(70)72(73) cm / 26.4(26.8)27(27.6)28.4(28.7)”, BO 5(6)6(6)7(7) sts at the beg of the next RS row, for armhole shaping. Then dec 1 st at the beg of the foll 3(4)4(4)5(5) RS rows.

When armhole measures 18(19)20(21)21(22) cm / 7.1(7.5)7.9(8.3)8.3(8.7)”, BO of for shoulder shaping as follows: at the beg of the next 4 RS rows, BO 8(9)9(10)11(13) sts, then at the beg of the foll 4 RS rows, BO 9(9)10(11)12(14) sts

Sleeves

CO 52(52)56(60)60(64) sts using a circ. ndl and in the first WS row, work set-up row for ribbing acc to chart II, row 1, as follows: k2(2)0(2)2(0), work patt rep A 2(2)3(3)3(4) times [= 8(8)12(12)12(16) sts], work patt rep B once (= 7 sts), work patt rep A once (= 4 sts), work patt rep C once = (10 sts), work patt rep A once (= 4 sts), work patt rep B once (= 7 sts), work patt rep A 2(2)3(3)3(4) times [= 8(8)12(12)12(16) sts, k2(2)0(2)2(0).

Work the first and last 2(2)0(2)2(0) sts of every row in st st, work ribbing acc to rows 2-7 of chart, then work cable pattern, repeating rows 8-15.

When work measures 6(6)7(6)10(9) cm / 2.4(2.4)2.8(2.4)4(3.5)”, inc 1 st at the beg and end of the row. Rep these inc’s every 3(2,5)2,5(2,5)2(2) cm /1.2(1)1(1)0.8(0.8)” another 12(15)15(16)18(19) times = 78(84)88(94)98(104) sts. Work the increased sts acc to pattern A.

When work measures 45(46)47(48)48(49) cm / 17.7(18)18.5(18.9)18.9(19.3)”, BO for sleeve cap, as follows: at the beg of the next 2 rows, BO 5(6)6(6)7(7) sts, BO 2 sts at the beg of the foll 2(2)2(4)4(4) rows, and BO 1 st at the beg of the foll 4 rows. BO the rem sts.

Work the second sleeve in the same way.

Finishing

Place work inside out onto a flat surface, dampen and let dry. Close shoulder seams.

Button bands: Using a circular needle, PUK sts along the front parts and neckline. Start at the hemline of right front, PUK 1 st from every 2nd row, PUK 17(17)19(19)21(21) sts along neckline, then PUK sts along left front. The number of stitches must be divisible by 2 + 1 st.

The first row is a WS row. Continue working in Fisherman’s Rib Stitch pattern, as follows: Row 1: k2, sl 1 st purlwise with yo, *p1, sl 1 st purlwise with yo, rep from * to the last 2 sts and k2. Row 2: (RS row) k2, knit the next st together with its yo, *sl 1 st purlwise with yo, knit the next st together with its yo, rep from * to the last 2 sts and k2. Row 3: (WS row) k2, sl 1 st purlwise with yo, *knit the next st together with its yo, sl 1 st purlwise with yo, rep from * to the last 2 sts and k2. Rep rows 2-3 throughout.

When the button band measures 12 cm / 4.7”, and ending on a WS row, work the next RS row, as follows: k2, knit the next st together with its yo, *p1, knit the next st together with its yo, rep from * to the last 2 sts and k2. Loosely BO all sts in pattern.

Sew sleeves in armholes. Close side- and sleeve seams.

Abbreviations

acc = according

beg = begin(ning)

BO = bind off

circ. = circular

CN = cable needle

CO = cast on

dec(‘s) = decrease(s)

est. = established

foll = following

inc(‘s) = increase(s)

k = knit

k2tog = knit 2 sts together

ndl(s) = needle(s)

p = purl

p2tog = purl 2 sts together

patt = pattern

PUK = pick up and knit

rem = remaining

rep = repeat

sl = slip

skp = slip 1 stitch knitwise, knit 1 stitch, pass slipped stitch over

ssp= slip 1 st knitwise, slip 1 st knitwise, move sts back onto left ndl, purl together through back loops

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

st st = stockinette st

WS = wrong side

yo(‘s) = yarn over(s)

Translations charts and legends:

1 M re, in Rückrunde 1 M li = k1, p on WS

1 M li, in Rückrunde 1 M re = p1, k on WS

1 M auf Hilfsnadel vor die Arbeit legen, 1 M re und von Helfsnadel 1 M re = C1/1L: sl 1 st onto CN and hold in front of the work, k1, k1 from CN

1 M auf Hilfsnadel hinter die Arbeit legen, 1 M re und von Helfsnadel 1 M re = C1/1R: sl 1 st onto CN and hold in back of the work, k1, k1 from CN

2 M auf Hilfsnadel vor die Arbeit legen, 2 M re und von Helfsnadel 2 M re = C2/2L: sl 2 sts onto CN and hold in front of the work, k2, k2 from CN

2 M auf Hilfsnadel hinter die Arbeit legen, 2 M re und von Helfsnadel 2 M re = C2/2R: sl 2 sts onto CN and hold in back of the work, k2, k2 from CN

1 M wie zum Rechtsstricken abheben, 1 M re und die abgehobene M über die gestrickte M heben. In der Rückreihe 1. M wie zum Rechtsstricken abheben auf die rechte Nadel, 2. M wie zum Rechtsstricken abheben auf die rechte Nadel. Alle M zurück auf die linke Nadel schieben und li verschränkt (durch die hinteren Maschenglieder) zusammenstricken = RS: skp; WS: ssp

2 M re zusammenstricken, in der Rückreihe 2 M li zusammenstricken = RS: k2tog; WS: p2tog

1 Umschlag auf die Nadel machen = yo

graues Kästchen bedeutet nichts, überspringen ohne eineM zu stricken = no stitch

Diagramm = Chart

Reihen 6-21 wiederholen = rep rows 6-21

Vorderkante des rechten Vorderteils = right front edge

Vorderkante des linken Vorderteils = left front edge

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